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  • noun Plural form of hypostasis.

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  • The most common argument for CP I've seen is the sort of reductio deployed by Patriarch Photius in the Mystagogia: on the supposition that CP is false, there could be infinitely many divine hypostases, which is absurd as well as heterodox.

    The filioque IV: the issue narrowed further

  • The most common argument for CP I've seen is the sort of reductio deployed by Patriarch Photius in the Mystagogia: on the supposition that CP is false, there could be infinitely many divine hypostases, which is absurd as well as heterodox.

    Archive 2007-04-01

  • And let us never forget the supreme Mystery of the Vice President, uniting in one flesh the Executive and Legislative, two “persons” (hypostases) having a single “essence” (ousia), fully both without diminishing either.

    Matthew Yglesias » Right-Wing Rediscovers Threat of Executive Power

  • Numenius 'system of three principles of reality, similar to Plotinus' hypostases of One,

    Numenius

  • Ammonius says that Aristotle's distinction of spoken sound, affection of the soul, and thing in the world (De Int. 16a3-8) corresponds to the Neoplatonic hypostases of Soul, Intellect and God

    The Garbage House

  • Most analyses of Plotinus talk about the three hypostases, or underlying realities, that form the basis of his concept of reality.

    Qui sème le vent récolte le tempo

  • Most analyses of Plotinus talk about the three hypostases, or underlying realities, that form the basis of his concept of reality.

    Archive 2006-11-01

  • I had taken CP to entail, in conjunction with the doctrine of the monarchy of the Father DMF, that there is no sense in which it could be said that either the Son and the Spirit have anything to do with each other's origination from the Father as hypostases.

    Archive 2007-05-01

  • I had taken CP to entail, in conjunction with the doctrine of the monarchy of the Father DMF, that there is no sense in which it could be said that either the Son and the Spirit have anything to do with each other's origination from the Father as hypostases.

    The filioque V: replies to objections

  • Two hypostases, one of which is primary and the other derivative from the primary, are still two principles of the third, even if the action in which the first two participate is one common action, and even if the hypostasis that is the secondary principle derives its being principle from the hypostasis that is the primary principle.

    Archive 2007-06-01

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  • Etymology: Late Latin, substance, sediment, from Greek, support, foundation, substance, sediment, from hyphistasthai to stand under, support, from hypo- + histasthai to be standing — more at stand

    Date: 1590

    1 a : something that settles at the bottom of a fluid b : the settling of blood in the dependent parts of an organ or body

    2 : person 3

    3 a : the substance or essential nature of an individual b : something that is hypostatized

    4 New Latin, from Late Latin : failure of a gene to produce its usual effect when coupled with another gene that is epistatic toward it

    http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hypostases

    December 16, 2009